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Vista Vallarta Golf Club
"You’ll have the option to play a round of golf on one of two distinct 18-hole par-72 courses: the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and the Tom Weiskopf Signature Course. The Jack Nicklaus Signature Course offers high elevations and panoramic views of Puerto Vallarta with lush hillsides tropical plants and natural creeks.The Tom Weiskopf Signature Course features a blend of elevations with thick jungles deep-rooted ravines and rapid creeks offering a mix of experiences for golfers. Both courses are perfect for all golfers
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Discover Puerto Escondido: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
"You will begin your tour through Puerto Escondido at Benito Juarez picturesque public market. There you will learn more about the trade of local products such as aromatic herbs used to cook or like home remedies beside different kind of fishes and seafood caught in the region. Next you will visit El Faro and Zicatela places where you can enjoy spectacular views of Puerto Escondido shore you will have the opportunity to take pictures and walk along the well know Zicatela Beach famous for being the 3rd place in the world with the highest waves a perfect spot for surfing.You will walk through the famous tourist corridor El Adoquin
From $92.00
 
Puerto Escondido City and Shopping Tour
"You will begin your tour walking through the famous tourist corridor called El Adoquin place where you can find plenty handicraft shops and buy different types of souvenirs like black pottery traditional textiles and alebrijes brightly and colored sculptures of fantastical creatures typical of Oaxacan-Mexican folk art. Then you will continue visiting Buen Mezcal place where you can taste the Mezcal and Mezcal creams (the original Oaxaca version of the well-known Tequila) and an enjoyable regional coffee. Your next stop will be the beautiful Zicatela Beach place where you can enjoy amazing views from Puerto Escondido shore. Take pictures of its amazing views and walk along the well know beach famous for being the 3rd place in the world with the highest waves
From $23.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Oaxaca de Juárez

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Hierve el Agua

Hierve el Aqua is a natural sight to see and visit. The scenery is breathtaking to say the least. Surrounded by mountains and valley. The main attraction is the waterfalls, which is not really a...
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Yagul

Getting to Yagul without a tour can take some time, patience, and some walking. The bus the plies the road between Oaxaca City and Mitla and onwards passes within 1.5 kilometers from the archeological...
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Mitla

Mictlan or it is known Mitla in Spanish is located outside Oaxaca. It is important archeological site of Zapotec culture. The Spanish destroyed Mitla and used it to built Catholic Church of San...
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Monte Alban

We visited Monte Alban Zapotec ancient ruins, what a fantastic ancient ruins it was. Located above the city of Oaxaca. It is approximately 9km from Oaxaca city. This area was recognized as a UNESCO...
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Tree of Tule

Arbol Del Tule nickname tree of life is one of the oldest Cypress trees in the world approximately 1200 to 3000 years old but according to the based on growth rates is 1,433-1,600 years (Wiki). If it...
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Cuilapan

Dusty little one-stop town about 12 kms southwest of Oaxaca. Only reason to come here is to see the magnificent Ex-Convento de Santaio de Apostol, a beautiful historic Dominican monastery. Begun in...
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Zócalo&Streets

In the zocalo it is quite common to be approached by young men, these are the "zocalo boys". They will usually approach a tourist and begin to strike up a conversation. It could even be as simple as...
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nearby villages and market days

each of the small villages around oaxaca city has a market day. i went on a friday to santo tomas alieza, where i bought several woven things (purse, napkins). this market area is very small.i also...
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susiemargare
Jun 10, 2014

Fabrica De Mezcal Artesana

We visited small Mezcal factory (Fabrica De Mezcal Artesanal) not far from Oaxaca city. Mezcal is older brother to Tequila and is made from 100% agave plant. It was interesting visit. They explain to...
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fachd
Dec 04, 2013

Jacobo and Maria Angeles

Outside Oaxca in San Martin Tilcajete are Jacobo and Maria Angeles family home and workshop. Jacobo is talented wood carver. Him and his wife Maria are recognized for their distinctive painting style....
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fachd
Dec 04, 2013

Doña Rosa workshop

Not far from Oaxaca is the ceramic artist Doña Rosa home whom she is famous invented unique technique from the local clay to shiny black after firing. Her technique created a new market for folk art...
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fachd
Dec 04, 2013

En Via

While in Oaxaca recently, a friend and I went on a tour with En Via, a micro-lending organization that runs ½ day tours out to Teotitlan, a town famous for its rugs. We had the most amazing day and it...
sammiewattson
Jan 21, 2011

Meet Zapotec women in their homes, and help

I have just gone on the En Via tour, and have to share the experience with people who want to do something really special and worthwhile during their stay in Oaxaca. En Via offers a socially...
2658nja
Oct 27, 2010

En Via = Taking a Tour and Fighting Poverty

Every country has two stories. We always get to see the more polished side – where people seem to be doing really well, where everyone is partying downtown, or where everything seems just like home...
espinalc
Aug 15, 2010

Top Hotels in Oaxaca de Juárez

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Calle 5 de Mayo 300, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico
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Constitucion # 206, Oax, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, CP. 68000, Mexico
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pino suarez 804 centro, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, 68000, Mexico
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Melchor Ocampo 412, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Callejon Del Carmen 102, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Diaz Quintas 115 Col. Centro, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico
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Top Things to Do in Oaxaca de Juárez

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Santo Domingo Church

Iglesia de Santo Domingo is an impressive Church in Oaxaca worth visiting. It is a Catholic Church of Dominican order. It took 200 years to construct. Restoration began in 1993 and completed in 1999...
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Street Life

Stroll in the streets of Oaxaca and taking photograph of street vendors can be fun because they are so many of them. Make sure ask permission before you take a shot. The vendor would appreciate more...
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Monte Alban

Monte Alban is situated above Oaxaca on a mountain and used to be the center of the Zapotec civilisation that flourished for almost 4000 years, having their peak at around 1500 years ago. The ruins...
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Jardin Etnobotanico

Visits only with guide spanish monday to saturday 10,12,17 hours takes 1 hour 50 pesos free for nationales english tuesday thursday saturday 11 am 100 pesos. when i was taking notes lot of people came...
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Mitla

The ruins are the main reason people come to the village of San Pablo de Villa de Mitla. If you come on an organized tour , you probably won't have a lot of time to look around more than the section...
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Tree of Tule

El Tule's ancient ahuehuete (water cypress) tree is reputed to have the largest girth of any tree on earth. It may be, it may not - one thing is for sure - it is one big tree: 58 metres around -...
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TheWanderingCamel

"Wonderful Oaxaca"
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"Colonial City of Oaxaca"
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dila

"Oaxaca"
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"Oaxaca de Juárez"
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"Oaxaca and Monte Alban"
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